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to honor gabriel zimmerman, the aide to gabrielle giffords. the in the weekly addresses from president obama and south carolina senator. the discussion on the future of the civil rights movement. was al zimmerman congressional aide to gabrielle giffords. he was killed in the tucson shooting in which the congressman was wounded. five other people were also killed that day. on tuesday, a room was dedicated to zimmerman in the u.s. capitol and visitor center. this is just over an hour. afternoon, everyone. welcome to the united states capitol. before begin begin our program, -- before we began our program. and joinld rise together in a moment of silence for the victims of this attack. thank you. resolution house 364, the visitor center room 215 of the capital visitors center has been designated to gabriel zimmerman. we've placed a commemorative plaque. this is dedicated in the memory of gabriel zimmerman, who was shot and killed serving the people of arizona. out his duties as a native of gabrielle giffords. his dedication inspires all of us to love each other as a fellow human beings and
with historians and you. c-span radio and c- span.org. >> gabriel zimmerman was a congressional aide to former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords. he was killed in the tucson shootings in which the congresswoman was wounded. five other people were also killed that day. wasuesday, a room dedicated to zimmerman in the u.s. capitol visitors center, to honor his service to the house of representatives. this is just over an hour. >> good afternoon, everyone. welcome to the united states capitol. before we begin our program, if you would rise and join together in a moment of silence for the thetims of this attack. atrocity in boston took the lives of several americans, and wounded many others. a moment of silence. thank you. pursuant to house resolution 364, room 215 of the capitol visitors center has been designated to gabriel zimmerman. we've placed a commemorative plaque. this is dedicated in memory of gabriel zimmerman, who was shot and killed serving the people of arizona while carrying out his duties as an aide of gabrielle giffords. his dedication inspires all of us to love each other as fe
are not just public servants, they have made helping others their life's work. gabriel zimmerman was one of those people, always looking for ways to help others. january 8, 2011, was a day that shocked our nation. when tragedy struck a committee in our country and tucson, arizona, that took the lives of six people, including one of our own, gabriel zimmerman, a hard-working, devoted staffer to a friend and former colleague, gabrielle giffords of arizona's eighth congressional district. gabe zimmerman served as a cabbie's community outreach director and was perfectly suited for this position as anyone who knew him would tell you. having had the privilege of meeting him several times, i would agree. that's because working as a committee outrage directed marriage to great passions in his life. his desire to help individuals and firm conviction that america's government be open, accessible and responsive to every american to ask any member of congress hear what is on onef the most valuable possessions in her office, and we will tell you it is our community outreach director. these people ori
que le dedica a juan gabriel y revelÓ que el divo de juÁrez le pidiÓ matrimonio, y le rogÓ que lo hiciera papÁ. vamos con inÉs moreno para mÁs. >>> 37 aÑos interpretando mÚsica ranchera, un grammy latino y mÁs de 7 millones de discos vendidos avalan la carrera de aida cuevas que presenta un nuevo disco con canciones de juan gabriel. >>> y me dijo que quieren escucharlo de su voz, asÍ me dijo. es un homenaje este disco a juan gabriel por tantos aÑos que me apoyo. >>> es que el apoyo del divo fue muy importante en uno de los momentos mÁs difÍciles. >>> empecÉ a tener problemas en mi matrimonio y Él trato de ayudarme ofreciendome matrimo o matrimonio, ofreciÓ ayudarme, y realmente no pude aceptar la propuesta que con tanto amor me estaba dando. >>> ¿por quÉ? >>> porque Éramos compadre, me hubiera convenido, pero no me gusta abusar de la gente y lo poco o mucho que hice lo hice a base de mi voz. muchos factores, porque guapo, estaba guapÍsimo. y no solo le pidiÓ matrimonio. >>> podÍa tener un hijo con Él, pero trate de hacer las cosas como me educaron, salir casad
.com >>> la cantante aida cuevas habla de su nuevo disco en tributo a juan gabriel w>>> y tbtambiÉn jomarig goioso realizsa un cambio de impacto al regresar la informaciÓn ♪. >>> el sobreviviente del atentado del maratÓn de boston que perdio sus piernas y que fue un testigo clave para identificar a los sospechosos fue visitado en el hospital por bradley cooper que iba con un futbolista americano y dijo que era un gran ejemplo >>> tambiÉn aida cuevas nos ha revelado que el divo de juÁrez le propuso matrimonio y tambiÉn le rogo para que le hiciera un hijo >>> 37 aÑos interpretando music ranchera, un grammy latino y mÁs de 7 millones de discos vendidos avalan la carrera de aida cuevas >>> quieren escucharlo en su voz, asÍ me dijo y vine e hice este disco que se llama juan gabriel que es un homenaje y un agradecimiento >>> es que el apoyo del divo de juÁrez fue muy importante >>> empece a tener problemas en mi matrimonio fue cnd mi matrimonio fue ccuando entonces Él me ofrecio matrimonio, me trato de ayudar y tambiÉn criar al niÑo y todo pero realmente no pude aceptar la propuesta
. aquÍ se pasan los dias con un remo y un chaleco salvavidas. >>> gabriel perdiÓ la vista hace 5 aÑos cuando trabajaba como obrero instalando cargas de dinamita. >>> lamentablemente ese dÍa hice un movimiento falso y escuchÓ el grito. y ser ciego no le impidiÓ regresar al lugar el rio fonsi. y dice que guarda las prÓtesis de sus ojos como si se tratara de un tesoro. >>> hay personas que no son capaces de mirarlo, da impresiÓn. >>> el rio tiene partes donde los rÁpidos alcanzan la peligrosidad de grado 5. gisela es la asistente donde trabaja gabriel, cuando lo contrataron como guÍa le hicieron varias pruebas. >>> una era descender el rio sin balza para saber que tuviera el mapa del rio grabado en su memoria, y nos sorprendiÓ porque sigue siendo el laucha de siempre, el pez que se mueve con agilidad. >>> luego de vivir esta aventura llegamos san gil, y le preguntamos a sus vecinos y nos dijo que habÍa sido abandonado a los 6 meses. >>> gabriel vive en las afueras de san gil, con una pareja que los adoptÓ. >>> fue decisiÓn mÍa. yo por encima de lo que pudiera decir luis era
-span3. >> and now a ceremony to honor congressional staffer gabriel zimmerman was shot and killed him 2011 at an event for his boss, former congresswoman gabby giffords. mr. zimmerman was one of six people killed in the tucson, arizona, shooting. gabby giffords and her husband, mark kelly, attended this one out a thin. we hear from house speaker john boehner, nancy pelosi, and arizona senator jeff flake. good afternoon, everyone. welcome to the united states capitol. before we begin our program, all of you know about the tragedy in boston that took the lives of innocent americans and left many others in serious condition. so if you at all rise and join together in a moment of silence for the victims of this attack. thank you all. pursuant to house resolution 364, the house visitor center room 215 of the capitol visitor center has been designated to gabriel zimmerman meeting were. they are placing commemorative plaque that you all season. this meeting and is dedicated in memory of gabe zimmerman who was shot and killed serving the people of arizona, while carrying out his duties as an
of the school children who were massacred last winter in newtown, connecticut. >> pam: congresswoman gabrielle giffords, who was severely injured in gun violence, also stood by the president's side. tonight she is quoted as being "furious" the measure did not pass and accused the opposing senators of "cowardice". the final vote tally was 54 to 46. the proposal was part of a compromise struck by a democratic and a republican senator. it was backed by president obama, but faced fierce opposition from the national rifle association. a ban on assault weapons also failed. along with the bid to block the sale of high capacity ammunition clips. tonight we know the name of the suspect. who is believed to have mailed letters filled with a deadly poison to president obama and a mississippi senator. >> federal agents say, they have arrested 45-year-old paul kevin curtis of mississippi. the deadly substance. known as ry-sin. both letters were intercepted at screening facilities.and both were post-marked memphis tennessee - april 8th. the white house says, staffers followed a careful drill in handling the
this hour, mark kelly, who with his wife, former congresswoman, gabrielle giffords, has become a leading voice for tighter gun laws across the nation. >>> countering the threats, the u.s. sends new missile defenses to guam as north korea deploy as medium-range missile to its coast. we're live with richard engel. >>> and horroring courageous women. and happy anniversary to us. join us as we celebrate our five years of "andrea mitchell reports." >> some of the responsibility for the gridlock in the this town. to not being open up to the hill and not doing congressional relation vest well. >> i would argue no, but it's not worth fighting over. if they think that. >> well, i think given the inheritance we had when we came into office in this administration, we had an overwhelming imperative to restore american leadership. >> can you commit that you would release your tax returns if elected president of the united states? >> with regards to my tax returns? why time will tell. that's not something i'm planning today, but never say never. >> if you don't retake the house, have you thought about
vodka? >> and more on flavored vot vodka sales and gabrielle reese, with some controversy, you need to be semisive, that's how you need to be feminine in your relationship, you need to be sub missive. >> is this i am woman, hear me roar? >> your taxes have gone up, your taxes have gone up, my taxes have gone up thanks to president obama's plan to soak the paplatiopulation, yet, the president's tax returns are out and he's told a total of 18.4% on taxes. on an income of $611. and the president's plan in the new budget would make a mo mandatory tax with the top percent and he had. >> and on the campaign trail, i pay less than taxes than teachers out there. he might be right in part because of the way his effective tax rate he's made less money because of the book deals. >> you remember in 2010, 1.7 million dollars so definitely a decrease there, but we want you to take a listen to the president talking about the fair share and we want to know what you think? is he paying his fair share? >> if everybody is getting a fair shot. everybody has a chance to do better. we can build an econom
people dead and 13 others injured including then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. in a moment her husband mark kelly will join us with his thoughts, but first here's miguel marquez with more on the plan to give away guns. >> at the tucson trap and ski club, they are as common as sunshine. here in tucson neighborhoods, the idea for some of the giving away shotguns to homeowner who is couldn't afford them -- >> my gut reaction is to be against it. i don't believe pr i don't believe the proliferation of guns will make us safer. >> shawn is making shotguns available to willing and needy residents in neighborhoods that he identified as high crime areas. >> do you really believe putting more guns in neighborhoods in the hands of homeowners is going to bring down crimes? >> absolutely. by fliering the entire neighborhood and making them aware it is coming to your neighborhood, they are bound to seat flyer and say now what? which house has a gun? >> par won't tell folks. >> it will be anonymous. >> the shotguns would be chiefs unsure which house is armed and which isn't. >> the reason the
then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. in a moment her husband mark kelly will join us with his thoughts, but first here's miguel marquez with more on the plan to give away guns. >> at the tucson trap and ski club, they are as common as sunshine. here in tucson neighborhoods, the idea for some of the giving away shotguns to homeowner who is couldn't afford them -- >> my gut reaction is to be against it. i don't believe the proliferation of guns will make us safer. >> shawn is making shotguns available to willing and needy residents in neighborhoods that he identified as high crime areas. >> do you really believe putting more guns in neighborhoods in the hands of homeowners is going to bring down crimes? >> absolutely. by flyering the entire neighborhood and making them aware it is coming to your neighborhood, they are bound to seat flyer and say now what? which house has a gun? >> par won't tell folks. >> it will be anonymous. >> the shotguns would be chiefs unsure which house is armed and which isn't. >> the reason they want shotguns to use, they are very easy to use and whatever you are shooting
the student's name. more than 10 people were wounded. gabriel gomez crossed the finish line minutes before the explosions happened and he is here to share his story. tell us the story, gabriel. what did you hear and what did you see? you are a former navy seal. you probably put that all into context a lot faster than anybody else there? >> sure. you know, my wife and four kids, young kids, 13 down to eight were a couple blocks away from the finish line. i obviously knew where they were and greeted them and gave them hugs and kisses. thanked them for being there. they were there with a bunch friends in town with young kids. i crossed the finish line. minutes later i heard the explosion. i was a block and a half away. i saw the smoke. i heard that kind of explosion before in my time and i knew it was obviously not a good thing. so my first reaction obviously i you just saw my wife and kids and i tried to get ahold of them. there was no cell coverage for 30 minutes. it took half an hour to get ahold of them. your emotions boil over. they went from, sorrow to grieve, quite honestly to anger. s
and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords are calling for this. >> we could still make significant progress by strengthening the background checks without go too far. >> no gun control legislation has been scheduled so far. >>> police are cracking down on drivers caught texting or talking on phones. berkeley is one of the places they will be on alert all month long and they will be issuing tens of thousands of tickets and distracted driving killed more than 130,000 people in 20011. -- 2011. a ticket will cost you at least $159. >>> and san francisco symphony musicians are going to jail after reaching a tentative deal to end their strike. >> the musicians went on strike after a disagreement about salaries and benefits. a contract still has to be ratified by the symphony board and that could happen in the next couple of days. they say they are happy to see the strike end. >> i think it is great and i think there are a lot of businesses in the area that rely on the system anthony and the ballet -- symphony and the ballet. >> they will not release the deal until the a -- they will not release a
a construction standpoint and community standpoint and i want to recognize our directors, art lloyd, gabriel metcalf, director of mta and john, we also have alternate member greg harper, a founding member of the board that will be participating more frequently. i want to thank everyone today. it's been a long process to get here. everyone involved in this project knows. thank you to everyone here. [ applause ] >> i for got to mention that our state senator mark leno has also presented a certificate of recognition to the transbay transit tower. it congratulations on the tower. on this occasion we mark an historic process that will transform san francisco as the 21st century hub. the city skyline creating thousands of jobs and stimulating local economic growth. congratulations and best wishes on this endeavor. senator mark leno. [ applause ] >> thank you, supervisor, very much appreciate your work and help throughout these years. thank you. if i can have maybe one of our team members grab this. thank you so much. now, it's my great pleasure to introduce our next speaker who is the architect of
tougher. >> and two years after suffering a gunshot wound to the head, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords is talking about recovery. her right arm and right leg are both paralyzed. she understands what is going on around her and she and her husband have become out spoken about gun control. >> time now 4:34, police have now eye accident paid to a homeless man -- identified the homeless man who is the subject of an intense manhunt. this video of storm was shown last month shows him trying to steal a car a few days ago and he also stole a car last friday. deputies had to use a taser on him twice. he also stole a car linked to a church. >>> contra costa health services is testing anybody who recently came in contact with a student who had tuberculosis. another student contracting the disease is only about 10%. >>> and information on the new bay bridge span, they believe hydrogen got into several steel bolts and could have caused it to weaken. until they know what caused the problem, they can't say whether or not the new bay bridge will open on time or even months and the proposed ope
gabrielle giffords says she'll lobby senators still on the fence. >>> while her husband, mark kelly, makes new robo calls praising senators joe mansion and pat toomey for their bipartisan compromise. >> i'm mark kelly, combat veteran, astronaut and most importantly, husband to my brave wife, gabrielle giffords. i'm calling to thank your senator, pat toomey for working across party lines, to sponsor critical legislation to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill, by expanding background checks. >> good day, i'm chris cillizza in washington, secretary of state john kerry has arrived in seoul, south korea today, warning north korean leaders not to test-fire a medium-range missile. the musudan has the range of up to 2500 miles, with the potential to hit japan and guam tmt comes as pentagon intelligence estimates say for the first time, that pyongyang is capable of delivering nuclear-armed missiles, an assertion that secretary kerry has pushed back against. andrea mitchell is traveling with the secretary. andrea? >> hey, chris, that pentagon intelligence report is the first
to be secretary of state. the race to fill his seat included somebody running in the marathon today. gabriel gomez crossed the finish line within minutes of the explosion. joining us now is will ritter, the press secretary arranging a party for mr. gomez when he heard the blasts going off. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. >> where were you? >> i was at the corner. we were going to have a press conference, we were going to talk to the media. we were assembling the media. >> he already cleared the finish line? >> he had, fortunately ten minutes earlier. he heard the blasts and turned and saw the smoke from boston public library 100 feet away. >> in terms of the scene and how people reacted, most people's instinct is to run away. people who are trained or know they have something to offer will run toward the scene, how did that balance out? >> that was scary there. where i was, where the friends and family meet up with the 26,000 people crossing the finish line, you have a lot of fathers jumping the barricades. you have police and fire jumping to get to the explosion. you have a great
the president and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords at the white house. >> i am disappointed but not defeated. we return home with the determination that change will happen, maybe not today but it will happen and it will happen soon. >> meanwhile, president barack obama called it ashame full day for washington. >> the worry that the gun lobby would paint them as anti second amendment, but obviously a lot of republicans had that fear but democrats had that fear too so they caved under the pressure. >> the national rifle association released a statement praising the senate vote saying as we have noted previously at gun shows or elsewhere they would not reduce violent crime or keep kids safe in their schools. >>> they are talking about the shooter quinn bauer, what police say was the motivation behind the crime and when they are due back in court. >>> the fbi arrested a man for sending letters laced with rice. they intersented it at a sorting facility and the two other letters were traced to the same man. there is a clear link among all three letters. >> there are great consiste
directors, art lloyd, gabriel metcalf, director of mta and john, we also have alternate member greg harper, un
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congresswoman gabrielle giffords is talking about recovery. her right arm and right leg are both paralyzed. she understands what is going on around her and she and her husband have become out spoken about gun control. >> time now 4:34, police have now eye accident paid to a homeless man -- identified the homeless man who is the subject of an intense manhunt. this video of storm was shown last month shows him trying to steal a car a few days ago and he also stole a car last friday. deputies had to use a taser on him twice. he also stole a car linked to a church. >>> contra costa health services is testing anybody who recently came in contact with a student who had tuberculosis. another student contracting the disease is only about 10%. >>> and information on the new bay bridge span, they believe hydrogen got into several steel bolts and could have caused it to weaken. until they know what caused the problem, they can't say whether or not the new bay bridge will open on time or even months and the proposed opening. >> we are going to try and get open on la
of the death penalty for clients like the uni bomber and the gunman that injured gabrielle giffords. back to you. >>> a rusted plane part could lead to bodies, more victims of the 9/11 attack back in 2001. the part you are seeing is believed to have belonged to one of the hijacked jets , the site is sifted for remains of the 3000 victims of the attack, remains 1000 people were never recovered. >>> father is dead killed in front of his children in what police say may have been a case of road rage. he was on his way home from a family gathering sat when he got in to a wreck in northeast baltimore. he got out to exchange insurance information when the other driver said he didn't have any and walked to his car. police say, he was shot in the back and killed and the family says what makes the crime more devastating his daughters were in the car and saw everything. >> his baby girl, she kept crying. any time she heard somebody say daddy, she started crying. this is a baby. she felt that loss. >> police are looking for two people involved. amanda knox is speaking out, says the picture of her in
gabrielle giffords. many newtown parents who lost children in the elementary school massacre came to the capitol. last week, they met with senator joe manchin of west virginia. he's a gun rights supporter but also the cosponsor of the background check amendment. after meeting with the parents, he said this: >> i'm a parent. i'm a grandparent. i can't imagine. i just can't imagine. >> reporter: today, manchin made a final appeal after it was clear he and the newtown families were going to lose. >> if you want to remember those 20 babies, beautiful children and the six brave teachers, and you want to honor the most courageous family members i have ever met in my life, please consider you should vote for this bill. >> reporter: the senate also voted down amendments to ban many military-style assault weapons and magazines that hold more than ten rounds. and, scott, that leaves the gun control bill in shambles. democratic senator richard blumenthal of connecticut said today this is the saddest day of his years in public life. >> pelley: chip, thank you very much. a short time ago, mr.
himself. she's a high-profile victim of gun violence, gabrielle giffords and her husband talk about what their life is like right now. i'm wolf blitzer, this is the situation room special report, guns under fire. >>> it's being hailed as a break through a bipartisan compromise that could possibly lead to expanded background checks on gun purchases. but after the slaughter of 20 first graders and six educators it spurred a drive to crack down on gun violence. we're devoting this hour to the gun control battle and we begin with our chief congressional correspondent, dana bash who has the very latest. >> reporter: you're right. after the sandy hook shooting there was a lot of talk of assault weapons ban, limiting high capacity magazines. that would be limiting lawful gun owners ability to buy guns and that kind of thing is very difficult to pass through congress. that's why supporters of this new compromise to expand background checks hope that this has a chance, especially if you don't call it gun control. two senators with a ratings from the nra appealed directly to their fellow gun owner
and it does search with a twist. it keeps your information private. duckduckgo founder gabriel weinberg is joining me now. gabriel, it's great to see you and have you on the program. the whole idea, your selling point here, is that you do not want to keep track of users' habits on the web. you want to protect their privacy. tell me how it works. >> so duckduckgo is a search engine like google, but unlike google, we don't collect or share your personal information, so we don't track you. and we also try to provide a better overall search experience. we focus on less intrusive advertising in general. >> so, i mean, can you really make the case, though, that we can have privacy on the web? i mean, isn't privacy gone? let's face it. >> i think you can. so most people care about privacy. there was a recent -- >> yeah. >> pew internet survey again that said that 73% of people were against personalized results, because they thought it was invasion of privacy. the issue has not been people caring, but there hasn't been a choice. so we're offering that choice in search. you can get good results,
an issue where the front-runners are gabriel gomez who on paper is a very attractive candidate. >> former navy s.e.a.l., businessman in private equity and finished the boston marathon moments before the bombing. >> private equity. his resumÉ looks a lot more like mitt romney than it does scott brown. >> but the issue, the reason why he's a more attractive candidate than michael sullivan. michael sullivan is the other plausible nominee on the republican side, the former attorney general for massachusetts. his position is i will not challenge the legitimacy of gay marriage. he's by far the most culturally conservative candidate running in the race. the democratic party in massachusetts has made an aggressive toward make him the nominee. if the turn-out is low on the republican side, presumably that's more activists who are turning out, michael sullivan is the favorite of the activist. gabriel gomez is the guy who spent money. the higher the turn-out gets, more in gomez's. >> if it's goem ez/markey -- >> here's the thing, chances are the race never gets that much atense. markey, that's most
to get on board this beyond bringing it up for debate. on tuesday we know that gabrielle giffords and mark kelley will be at the capitol and mark kelley has been making robo calls to support toomey and manchin. >> i'm calling to thank your senator, pat toomey, for working across party lines to sponsor critical legislation to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the mentally ill by expanding background checks. >> it ends with call your senator to say thank you. david, what's the lobbying effort going to be like on the pro legislation side? clearly the nra is all in. they are scoring these votes. they have been making some members pretty nervous. >> well, chris, the lob jig effort on both sides including the pro side has been very intense. it will continue to be very intense. in a weird way i really think the lobbying effort from either side is going to have less of an effect than some people think because opinions on guns and gun control are already so ingrained and the political consequences either pro or against is already known. one reason why pat toomey joined with manch
on brazil's long history of violence against defenders of amazon. gabriel alexander has more in brazil. man ofnew he was a marked for death. i will protect the forest at all costs he told an audience in 2010. that is why i could get a bullet in my head at any moment. six months later, that is exactly what happened as he and his wife were gunned down not far from their home. and they had spent nearly a decade running a cooperative and an amazon reserve that harvested nuts and oils. they spoke out forcefully against illegal logging and ranching, two of the biggest drivers of amazon deforestation. the murder sparked outrage in a country with a long history of amazone against defenders. their trial begins this week. all three deny the charges, but prosecutors say they targeted the cup bowl over a land dispute. family members are hoping for closure. -- all three denied the charges, prosecutors say they targeted the couple over a land dispute. >> i have mixed feelings, but i just hope good things happen for the family, because we of suffered a lot. >> 32 people were murdered in brazil last year a
, they denied him. that made me look into what is going on? >> reporter: what i is going on according to gabriel donner is a badly run asylum process, and in some cases, anti-christian bias. >> when you apply for asylum, you have to present your case. if you claim you are a convert, you have to have some evidence of conversion. a certificate of baptism or membership in a congregation. >> reporter: but he says some evidence is often missing from the asylum request because many attorneys don't include it. some don't understand swedish law of what it means to be a christian or how dangerous iran is. >> this results in a lottery where some people win and some lose. >> reporter: some of the losers is this family. they left i's la islam and they now face deportation. >> we have told our families in iran we are christian now, and they have disowned us. so we don't have a family to return to. our blood is now halal, it is holy for muslims to kill us. >> reporter: matab says a swedish official tried to comfort her by saying yes, they probably would be thrown into an iranian prison, but not killed. she is
not support common sense-solutions to ending gun violence. gabrielle giffords was shot in the head two years ago. the head of the nra's school safety task force, former congressman asa hutchinson said it would be impossible for the government to prevent all violence. he was on "fox news sunday" and you can see that interview following america's news headquarters today. as congress debates new gun control measure, the washington post writes that the nra is chipping away at support for more restrictions and senate democrats are finding the powerful gun lobby difficult to resist. diagram we have a fair and bbsed debate. leslie, washington post and the headline yesterday said that the nra is winning the gun control debate. is it? is that a bad thing? >> i don't think if you look at the polls, 90% of the american people who favor background checks. when you look at the polls at various states, including the one i am sitting in that are passing tougher gun control measures, that's not what the people are saying. i know in the past, they got cfsessed as to the g.o.p. constituency, versus the grover
son in the tucson shooting that wounded congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >> think about protection of our children and grandchildren as much as the convenience of gun owners. >> reporter: the senate plans to start debate on gun legislation thursday. some gop lawmakers have threatened to filibuster. >> i've declared my intention to resist a vote on any new restrictions that would serve primarily to limit the freedoms of law abiding citizens. >> reporter: the nra released its criticism of the background check compromising saying it will not prevent shootings. >> the senators' compromise could appeal to other conservative lawmakers. >>> tens of thousands rallied across the country, including in san jose hoping congress will now turn its attention to immigration reform. the national day of action comes as lawmakers are close to finalidesing a bill that -- finalizing a bill that provides among other things a path of legal citizenship. the senate authorities may have the language worked out by the end of the week. >>> checking other bay area headlines tonight, san leandro police are rele
the san gabriel mountains near the city of monrovia. 100 homes have been evacuated as precaution. the fire has burned 150-acres so far. fire officials say steep terrain and thick brush make the flames hard to put out. we'll bring you updates. >> still to come at 6:00, a plane and a vineyard. how this aircraft ended up, upsid down, and what happened to the pilot. >>> who is responsible for driverless cars and why this question is so important right now. >> a line in the movie "mean girls" now it's stirring up controversy in san francisco. why are these teenagers are banding together in protest,. >> leigh: i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. terrific day today. 70s and 80s, get ready for a big warmup next week. we'veing look at the >>> new details from texas. some residents of the town of west are being allowed to return to their homes. however a stiff curfew is being enforced. >> a scary accident in santa rosa. a pilot crashed his plane updied down at 10:00 this morning in a vineyard. emergency responders arrived to find the plane upside-down. the pilot said he was having trouble with the throt
california where a brush fire has grown and forced more evacuations in the san gabriel foothills. some 200 homes have been evacuated. firefighters have been battling the flames in rugged terrain all day. the fire is 10% contained. now it's happening in the city of monrovia. full containment is not expected until tomorrow. >>> i sure enjoyed today, but when you see stories like that, fire season is inching closer. >> sun equals dry and we have gone almost zero for rain fall since january and all that grass grew in november and december and now it's drying out. fire season, but it's saturday night and we have a spectacular sunday in store for you. if you like it warm, you're going to love the next several days, but not tonight. we'll cool off comfortably because this air isn't that humid and dry air cools off efficiently. they include concorde and liver more. san francisco 53 downtown. oakland 58. santa rosa, you are checking in at 54 degrees. tomorrow morning when you wake up, vallejo, you'll be at 49. concorde 49. fremont 47. oakland, san francisco, san jose, all starting off the day tomo
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